Position Announcement: Senior Research Associate with Ethnographic Research Experience at Vera Institute of Justice

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE AT VERA INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE Center on Youth Justice The Vera Institute of Justice, founded in 1961, is an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit organization that combines expertise in research, technical assistance, and demonstration projects to assist leaders in government and civil society, examine justice policy and practice, and improve the systems … Continue reading Position Announcement: Senior Research Associate with Ethnographic Research Experience at Vera Institute of Justice

Love, Duty, and Marriage in a Classic Thai Novel

In summer 2011, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a Sociology/English class for American students in Thailand.  One of the real pleasures was using novels to illustrate sociological principles.  It was kind of like profession (sociology) meets hobby (reading novels).  I hope that the students liked it—I certainly did, and this blog is about what … Continue reading Love, Duty, and Marriage in a Classic Thai Novel